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Wence's Restaurant

1922 Oak Park Blvd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-4602
+1 925-566-8971
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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11:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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1922 Oak Park Blvd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-4602
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a Christmas holiday lunch for two retired couples. The mussels and French fries we enjoyed as an appetizer were large and juicy and served in a rich, lightly spicy sauce. All of us enjoyed our meals: shrimp scampi, fish and chips and French...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bcrisp2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been here several times with friends over the last couple of years and have always enjoyed the food. My only complaint has been the noise. This time the restaurant seemed less noisy. Not sure the reason but it made for a more enjoyable lunch....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 134JenniferH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This a great place tucked in a small strip mall. The food is always fresh, including the wild king salmon. The staff Is friendly and helpful. The chicken tacos at lunch are excellent and I loved the pickled cabbage.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank legsbell
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Family owned bistro type restaurant, serving burgers, sandwiches, and seafood including raw oysters. Ample portions. Ordered BLT with avocados No longer accepts Passport card

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Margaret Y
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We were from out of town, but dining with my sister and brother-in-law who are regulars. We were the guests; we loved everything about Wence's. Everything on the menu sounded delicious. Everything. We enjoyed specialty cocktails, which were indeed special and not the usual boring...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SkyKingBoston
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I have heard about Wence's from several friends who live locally, so last night, my husband and I dined for dinner. I am sure this is a neighborhood gem for many, but for me, it was simply too loud of a restaurant and too cold...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank hutchss
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

I THINK the food was we'll prepared, but who could tell from all the salt used? Very noisy with the high ceilings and babies crying (think high pitched screams like piccolo peet at 4th of July) and banging on table top. Food is not inexpensive,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank EastBayGal123
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

I think it is hit or miss here. I Have had a great brunch there in the past but just a so so dinner there this week. Very noisy until happy hour is over. On a hot day the ac is poor sitting inside because...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank travelwithpam
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We were lost and stopped. Great oysters abound here. Nice old world vibe. Calamari too! We wish we were closer.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lewis k
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This is a nice dining establishment in a busy strip mall in Pleasant Hill; it seems to have quite a following. We had cocktails and calamari with jalapenos to start. The calamari was awesome with the peppers added. For the mains, we had the king...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank casilva54
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1922 Oak Park Blvd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-4602
    (Patterson Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pleasant Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 925-566-8971
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